East Midnapur District Map

East Midnapur District Map
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East Midnapur District Map
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East Midnapur district, also known as Purba Midnapur is among the nineteen districts of West Bengal. It was found on 1st January, 2002 after the division of the district of Midnapur into Paschim Midnapur and Purba Midnapur. The headquarters of East Midnapur district is at Tamluk.

Geographical Location & Climate

East Midnapur district is located at 22 degrees 57'10" N and 21 degrees 36'35" S latitude and 88degrees 12'40"E and 86degrees 33'50 W longitude.

History and Culture

Midnapur east has a rich history. It is the land of ancient kingdoms, rich archaelogical remains, diverse tradition, varied culture, beautiful places, serene beaches and many more.

Towns and Cities

Some of the major towns and cities of East Midnapur district are Panskura, Contai, Tamluk, Egra, Haldia, Mecheda, Haria, Mahisadal, Digha, Nandigram, Mandarmoni, Ramnagar, Khejuri, Potashpur, Manglamarro, Bhagabanpur, Chandipur, Kolaghat, Nandaigajan and Paniparul

The 4 sub-divisions of the East Midnapur district are
  • Tamluk
  • Egra
  • Contai
  • Haldia
Tourist Attractions

Some of the most sought after tourist attractions in East Midnapur district are Mandarmoni, Digha, Shankarpur, Haldia,

How to Reach

East Midnapur district is conveniently located with excellent connectivity to all the important places in India. The Midnapur railway station is situated on Howrah-adra and Howrah-Purulia train routes. Many local trains, express trains, frequent buses etc makes Midnapur East easily reachable. National Highway No.6 and 60 is connected to the Purba Midnapore, thereby making traveling even more easier.

Facts of Purba Medinipur District
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPurba Medinipur
District HQTamluk
Population (2011)5095875
Sex Ratio938
Area (km2)4736
Density (/km2) 923
Tehsils Bhagawanpur I, Bhagawanpur II, Chandipur, Contai I, Contai III, Deshopran, Egra I, Egra II, Haldia, Khejuri I, Khejuri II, Kolaghat, Mahisadal, Moyna, Nanda Kumar, Nandigram I, Nandigram II, Panskura, Potashpur I, Potashpur II, Ramnagar I, Ramnagar II, Sahid Matangini, Sutahata, Tamluk
Lok Sabha Constituencies Kanthi (Contai), Tamluk, Ghatal, Medinipur
Assembly Constituencies Tamluk, Panskura Purba, Panskura Paschim, Moyna, Nandakumar, Mahishadal, Haldia, Nandigram, Chandipur, Patashpur, Kanthi Uttar, Bhagabanpur, Khejuri, Kanthi Dakshin, Ramnagar, Egra
Languages Bengali, Hindi
Rivers Rupnarayan, Haldi, Kangsabati, Chandia
Lat-Long 21.943046,87.779961
Travel Destinations Rakhit bati, Temple of Devi Barghobhima, Matangani Sahid Smarak, Archeological Museum etc.
Government Colleges/Universities Bajkul Milani Mahavidyalaya, College of Engineering and Management, Egra Sarada Shashi Bhusan College, Haldia Government College, Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia Law College, Khejuri College, Maharaja Nandakumar Mahavidyalaya, Mahishadal Girls College, Mahishadal Raj College, Mugberia Gangadhar Mahavidyalaya, Panskura Banamali College, Prabhat Kumar College, Ramnagar College, Sitananda College, Tamralipta Mahavidyalaya, Vivekananda Mission Mahavidyalaya, Yogoda Satsanga Palpara Mahavidyalaya etc.

Last Updated on : 24 March 2020

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